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I'm starting this early because I had a thought while watching the Rhino rerun.
Jameson saves Peter from the Rhino, then Spider-man saves Jameson from the Rhino, would he have if he hadn't saved him? Or has been as determined to do it?
All right, and now for the episode, which ironically, I'm starting late now...
I didn't know Spider-man could fly.
I love Peter McNichol. I can hear the X the Eliminator in his voice, and that's one of my favourite roles of his. I wonder what caused Otto's change in personality? The arms or did he just go crazy?
Who does Spider-man think his fans are? Furthermore does he know he's being watched? Does he think Norman is his fan?
Otto sure took to being a super-villain pretty quickly.
And the mystery continues. Harry's passed out, but Norman was obviously at the Oscorp... so is it the father or the son. Kinda parallels the Big Man mystery that at least the fans seem to have going.
"Where do you hide the muscles". Jeez. If he's not the green goblin he's definitely on the green goblin juice at least. Maybe they're both the green goblin. Weird... extra... dimensional...? personality stuff. That would be quite the twist.
Gwen sure forgave Peter pretty fast. That's actually another good thing about the show, be pretty unrealistic if she held a grudge against him just for lying to her once... that wasn't even really a lie, he just changed his mind.
Ah, Octapus has got the movie coat. That's cool. I like the movie coat. And another Gargoyles line, eh?
"Stop that Ms. Brant I'm a married man" that one made me crack up. I'm not exaggerating.
Flash likes Spider-man. I like that. There's that 3-dimensional Flash-ness.
And a girl gets kidnapped. At least it's not Mary Jane I suppose.
...I missed what happened with Liz and Flash... and how it was Peter's fault, I guess I'll find out. And it looks like we're getting another Green Goblin episode next weekend. Cool. I'm guessing we'll finally find out who he is. Harry or Norman. Or maybe even a third party.
This one seemed short to me, but maybe that means I enjoyed it all the more... felt like there were more questions asked than answered. Definitely superior to last weeks anyway.
Of course, Pete/Spidey would have saved Jonah. He LIKES Jonah.
If the episode didn't explain why Otto changed, then it's pointless for me to do it, I'd think.
(Sorry, that should be #8, not 38. And I meant to add that in the comic, Hudson has not returned to flesh form in between the metal-sword box-loading frame and the stone-sword cover illustration.)
I got the gist.
This has been bothering me for some time now, and I need an answer: What is up with Hudson's sword?
The FAQ states that all gargoyles are subject to a modesty spell which causes their clothing and other objects they consider "theirs", which are in contact with their bodies, to turn to stone with them at daybreak. However, Hudson's sword seems to defy this spell, being stone in one shot but metal in the next. In some scenes the sunlight clearly glints of the metal blade as the sunrises; yet in other scenes it is dull as concrete! In the episode "The Price," Xanatos states that one of the harder parts of his plan was to find a replica of Hudson's sword to use in the fake Hudson statue (let's ignore the inherent sculptural difficulties of putting a metal sword in a carved stone hand without damaging either). Yet the statue, and even the miniature version of it Xanatos is holding during this exchange, are both holing metal swords. On the cover of Gargoyles comic 38, stone Hudson is holding a stone sword; yet when stone Hudson and Lexington are being crated for the flight, the sword is clearly metal.
Help! What's going on here! Please put my poor little brain at rest.
(Also, Demona's armlet, earrings and occasionally her crown suffer from this same sometimes-stone-sometimes-metal phenomenon.)
It's pretty simple -- AND HAS DEFINITELY BEEN ANSWERED IN THE ARCHIVES -- but it all depends on what Hudson's thinking at the time of sleep. If he's feeling at one with the sword it'll turn to stone. If not, it won't.
The Spectacular Spider-Man
Ep 112: "INTERVENTION"
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ED ASNER as BEN PARKER
LACEY CHABERT as GWEN STACY
ROBERT COSTANZO as SULLIVAN EDWARDS
JIM CUMMINGS as CRUSHER HOGAN
BEN DISKIN as EDDIE BROCK / VENOM
DORIAN HAREWOOD as DOC BROMWELL
JOSH LEBAR as FLASH THOMPSON
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In the background while I am playing on my MMORPG, I tend to have my DVDs going, which of course includes Gargoyles. Tonight I was watching Legion when I noticed the Gargoyles heading to an island north of the Statue of Liberty while chasing Coldstone. Out of curiosity, I decided to check google maps and see which island that was since I didn't think it was named in the show. TO my surprise, Ellis Island is not only in the exact location as in the show, but is incredibly accurate to what was show. I even managed to find the exact location in which Coldstone crash to on the fort there.
Likewise, in other episodes I have noticed an astonishing level of detail in Gargoyles, which I find to be very cool since it is placed in a real world location. To name a few, the Brooklyn Bridge (Reawakening), Belvedere Castle (High Noon), Central Park (various episodes), and so forth in the show. While I was a child, I never noticed just how much detail was there, but now that I am an adult, I can see just how much effort went into it.
My question to you: How much research did you put into these real world locations that appear on the show, and did you check to make sure that the art for the locations were accurate?
PS. Thanks for having a great and dedicated site where we the fans can ask you our questions! I only wished my other favorite shows had similar sites.
I lived in New York for years. So I did very little locational research myself. Mostly relied on my memory. But our artists (both in L.A. and Tokyo) did TREMENDOUS amounts of research. I never had to check to make sure it was accurate. I trusted those guys and gals. And my trust seemed well-placed, don't you think?
Dear heavens that's a lot of red tape just to ask a question. Well, I'm sure my question has been asked many times before, and please forgive me if you find it to be an annoyance (I'm sure I'll politely be escorted to the 'archives' for this one), but I just wanted to know if the creators foresee a film coming out in the near future. I was so very proud of this cartoon. It is quite nostalgic for my younger brother and me. I'd be overjoyed to support this brilliant cartoon on the big screen.
Jackie (Gargoyles fan since I was a youngster!)
You know, Jackie, I've got no sympathy for you here. You seem perfectly aware of the archives -- perfectly aware that you're asking a question that's been asked before. And yet...
I mean you complain about the red tape and then contribute to the reason we HAVE red tape in the first place.
So, yeah, consider yourself escorted...
Who would you consider your ten favorite voice actors?
Oh, please, even assuming I could rank these talented people, why would I? I gotta work in this town, bro.
Man this was so worth it.
I swear every issue that comes out just gets better and better.
Yama's characterization was fantastic, and the scene with him and Sora was absolutely beautiful. Powerful and emotional.
I've been to two gatherings and I still have yet to see the gargoyles: bad guys Leica Reel. I still hear Bruce Locke as Yama in my head and I hear Jim Cummings as both Dingo AND Matrix. (Yeah I know he's Jeff Bennett but I've not heard it)Nevertheless I expected Matrix to turn into a sphere and protect them...what I hadn't expected was his ability to FLY! I had figured he'd morph into a boat or something.
Fang/Fred Sykes was great. Oddly enough I was watching "According to Jim" the other night (which I always jokingly call "According to Fang") and Jim said that exact line: "I'm outta here, suckers". I heard it crystal clear in my head.
When Robyn first spoke to Yama I figured he was supposed of go chasing after Fang or something, but I was wrong. Instead the RS fights the robots from Seasame Street. (1,2,3,4,5,6, Seven...Seven deadly robots Mwahahaha)
Yama always reminded me of my dad. I kinda see him as my dad if had been born in the Gagoyles Universe as a Garg. My dad (who incidently had a birthday the day this came out)is obsessed with Japanese culture and especially Samurai so this was strangely fitting. Plus my dad collects Japanese weapons and Yama is armed to the teeth. (I count two katana's, a taichi, four ninja stars, two daggers, and Nunchukku)
Matrix is weird, that's all I have to say on that.
Robyn/Hunter is interesting. I get the feeling that she kind of admires gargoyles/tengu now, but she's still quite prejudiced. The stick was unnessesary, the carrot would have worked.
Dingo feels for Yama, and heck I think he genuinely likes the tengu/gargoyle. Speaking of which, I think that Dingo and Robyn are already attracted to each other. I think that that caught her off guard and so she does little things to get under his skin.
And so Sevarius comes to bust Fang out...again. What is this, the third time someone broke into the Labyrinth? Fourth...I forgot about Awakenings. Security in the Labyrinth SUCKS!
Thug: Somebody broke into the Labyrinth again.
Al: Must be Wednesday.
And the cameo's dotted about were the sprinkles on top. Vinnie, Karine's avatar Kanthara (as a human), Brendan, Margo, Shari, Claw, Benny, Greg B, Mara, and I think I'm missing someone but oh well.
Bad Guys RULES
Doesn't it though?
My Review For Bad Guys #2, "The Lost"...
Well, let me just say. It was worth the wait. And I don't just mean the wait since "Strangers" I mean the wait since I found out at Ask Greg about Yama and Sora and the Redemption Squad. For some reason, I've always thought that the Yama/Sora relationship would be fascinating to watch, and "The Lost" didn't let me down on that note. Ugh, it tugs at my heart to watch them in this issue. They both know what must be done, and yet they are both so conflicted. Without saying the word, I see love between them. I love that Sora is willing to be banished with Yama, and I love that Yama won't let her. Who knows how long they will be apart, but I love thinking that down the road they will always be on the others mind and in the others heart.
"The Lost" is really exciting. As always there is so much going on it is hard not to just point out how I loved every little detail in my review, but I'll attempt to focus on the basics. The action is outstanding. Karine really has a knack for drawing action and Greg has a knack for writing it. It is amazing to me that the comics seem to be as dynamic and fast-paced as any TV episode of the series, if not more so in some cases. Hunter's acrobatics are exciting to watch, Matrix is, as always, very fun in his various forms and fluidity, Dingo's everyman attitude is great and Yama is just so darn cool with his nobility and warrior spirit. This is really shaping up to be a very fun bunch as a main cast.
Lots of cool little bits in this one, as well. The inner monologue stuff was very interesting, I especially enjoyed Dingo's thoughts on fighting gargoyles. The tension between Hunter and Yama is neat too. A former gargoyle hunter and a gargoyle as teammates. Makes me wonder if Hunter has ever actually killed another gargoyle. Matrix is all over the place with this one. His abilities are outright astounding. He can separate himself into numerous, fully functional entities, he can form his arm into a gun, he can float/fly/hover... With all that it is hilarious when Hunter remarks to Dingo that, "I recruited you to get to Matrix." No kidding, he/she/it may seem naive and simple at times, but he is very powerful.
Finally, the New York sequence. Fun to see a cameo by Margot, Brendan, Al, Claw and Shari (not to mention Greg B and others, guess it pays to have friends in high places), but the really fun stuff here is Sevarius. His infiltration of the Labyrinth leads to all sorts of questions. Questions I'm sure won't be answered for a few months at least. But we do get one answer to an old question, Fang's human name. Fred Sykes. And what is Sevarius's interest in Mr. Sykes? I guess thats a story for another day.
So, all in all, a fantastic issue. No errors or problems of any sort that I can see and the story and art and cover are all fantastic. Great job to everyone, I look forward to "Estranged" with great antici........ pation.
How did I fall so far behind here, that I'm only reading #2 reviews now, when #3 is out...?
BAD GUYS #2.
Warning for anyone who's not Greg W., is not involved with making the comic, and/or hasn't read it yet. HERE LURK SPOILERS.
Cool comic, IMO. Feeling too lazy to write out a full length review, so I'll just comment on everything I liked about it and hope it counts.
Nice opening segment. Definite parallels to the BG leica reel. At least, for those who've seen it.
Yama. There's a reason he's one of my favorite minor characters in Gargoyles, and that is because how serious he is. He's focused, driven on honor. Obsessed with honor, in fact. Good characterization on Yama's part, and I always felt he could carry a story. Which he definitely does here. Kudos.
And DAMN, the guy really loves his weapons!
Nice little bits with Dingo as well. Is that a Nightstone mug he's drinking? And his reaction to returning to Manhattan. LMAO. Priceless.
Matrix can turn his own arm into a gun. How badass. Is there ANYTHING the guy can't do?!
And, on that note, for some reason, I think Yama looks wicked, practically ramming his blade in Robin's throat like that. What did she say to tick him off that bad? Talked smack about his clan, apparently.
Nice little cameos towards the end. Nice seeing Margot (though she does annoy me) and Brendan in there. Shari too.
And speaking of cameos. Didn't see Sevarius showing up until it actually happened. Nice. And to get Fang's real name (No, I won't reveal it here) also. Nice plot twist.
Good story. I'm definitely (of course) looking forward to #3.
End my (lazily mild) attempt at a review.
Glad you liked it...